Yelp Cincy’s Local Gift Guide

Yelp Cincy is at it again, bringing us a holiday-themed guide for the ultimate local shopping experience this season! From books to toys to homemade gifts, Santa is sure to find the perfect gifts in Cincinnati. Without further ado, here’s Cindy from Yelp Cincy:

With the excitement of the holidays right around the corner, we’re thrilled to bring you the official Yelp Cincy local gift guide, featuring the best kid-approved local gift shops in the city.

Yelp tip: Download the free Yelp app and search “kids gifts” to find even more stores near you!

King Arthur’s Court Toys


Have you reminisced on the days of a good ol’ fashioned toy store? From wooden trains to Legos, King Arthur’s Court is bringing the most interactive and fun toys to your kids this holiday season. This store is all about your kids building with their hands what they imagine in their minds.

Stoney’s Village Toy Shoppe


Looking for the perfect gift for your little prince or princess? Look no further. Stoney’s has oodles of toys and games in addition to fairy tale costumes.You can even pick up a customized fairy tale painting made special just for your little one.
Yelp tip: the painting can be customized with your kid’s special interests and favorite colors, and you can even spot some examples at the shoppe!

Joseph-Beth Booksellers


Norwood and Crestview Hills
This bookstore is local, independent, whimsical, and has a well-stocked children’s section. The best part of Joseph-Beth? It’s a store that can grow with your kids and their interests. Whether you’re looking for the classic Dr. Seuss or a tween mystery, there’s a section of this store for any child, no matter the age.

The Pottery Place


White Oak
Inspire your budding artist with a creation of their own and entertain the whole family. Whether you’re looking to rent the party room for a group or walk-in for a paint session with just the family, The Pottery Place is a great way to spend an afternoon. Your kids will have a blast with this new experience and leave with a customized gift to take home.

Blue Manatee


If you’re looking for a gift or a place to actually watch your child’s imagination go wild, Blue Manatee is the place for you. This bookstore is completely geared toward kids.
Yelp Tip: Order their award winning “Books in a Box”, choose a theme, and you can even ship nationwide!

‘Tis the season to shop locally!

For more Yelp favorites, be sure to check out Cincinnati’s Best Nostalgic Foods, Yelp’s Family Brunch Guide and Yelp’s Top 5 Vintage Candy Shops.

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